Day One at the NCAA Indoor Championships

FAYETEVILLE, Ark. Two Boise State University field athletes competed in the 2008 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday, Mar. 14, in Fayetteville, Ark.

 

Eleni Kafourou finished 11th in the women long jump with a distance of 20-2.50 (6.16m). Kafourou won the long jump at the 2008 Western Athletic Conference Indoor Championshipa with a mark of 20-6.50 (6.26m). 

 

Savvas Diakonikolas finished 15th in the long jump at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a mark of 24-9 (7.54m). This is Diakonikolas’ first season as a member of the Boise State track and field team after transferring from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Diakonikolas won the long jump at the WAC Indoor Championships with a leap of 25-0.75 (7.64m).

 

The 2008 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships will continue Saturday, Mar. 15, in Fayetteville, Ark. The broncos will have three student-athletes competing in four events. The athletes include, Ryan Grinnell in both the men’s high jump and the triple jump, Simon Wardhaugh in the men’s 35-pound weight throw and Eleni Kafourou in the women’s triple jump. The field events begin Saturday, Mar. 15, at 2:00 p.m., beginning with the men’s weight throw.

 

NCAA Division I 2008 Indoor Championship                    

                  Randal Tyson Track Center - Univ. of Arkansas                 

                   Fayetteville, AR  - 3/14/2008 to 3/15/2008                   

 

Event 29  Women Long Jump

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    American:   7.13m  3/5/1994    Jackie Joyner-Kersee                         

  Collegiate:   6.91m  2/23/2002   Elva Goulbourne, Auburn                      

   NCAA Meet:   6.81m  3/14/2003   Elva Goulbourne, Auburn                      

       Tyson:   6.91m  2/23/2002   Elva Goulbourne, Auburn                      

    Name                    Year School                  Finals            Points

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Flight  1                                                                        

  1 Brittney Reese            JR Mississippi              6.76m   22-02.25  10  

      6.56m  6.76m  6.69m  6.70m  6.56m  6.75m                                  

  2 Erica McLain              SR Stanford                 6.50m   21-04.00   5  

      FOUL  6.37m  6.15m  6.43m  6.50m  6.45m                                   

  3 Andrea Linton             JR LSU                      6.24m   20-05.75   2  

      5.96m  6.09m  6.24m  6.04m  5.85m  FOUL                                   

  4 Jeomi Maduka              JR Cornell                  6.23m   20-05.25   1  

      6.01m  6.18m  6.23m  5.99m  6.14m  5.92m                                  

  5 Eleni Kafourou            JR Boise State              6.16m   20-02.50      

      5.49m  6.16m  6.10m                                                       

  6 Ashika Charan             SO Texas A&M                6.13m   20-01.50      

      5.76m  6.13m  6.12m                                                        

  7 Shara Proctor             SO Florida                  6.05m   19-10.25      

      6.05m  FOUL  4.64m                                                        

  8 Shaquania Lundy           JR Jacksonville             6.01m   19-08.75      

      5.36m  FOUL  6.01m                                                        

  9 Peter-Gaye Beckford       JR Arkansas                 5.99m   19-08.00      

      FOUL  FOUL  5.99m                                                         

Flight  2                                                                       

  1 Blessing Okagbare         SO Texas-El Paso            6.68m   21-11.00   8  

      5.96m  4.06m  6.68m  6.44m  5.93m  6.18m                                  

  2 Natasha Harvey            JR Jacksonville             6.60m   21-08.00   6  

      6.60m  6.36m  5.96m  6.32m  FOUL  6.11m                                   

  3 Jacquelyn Johnson         SR Arizona State            6.31m   20-08.50   4  

      6.31m  FOUL  6.21m  6.16m  FOUL  PASS                                     

  4 Stephanie Garnett         JR Arizona State            6.30m   20-08.00   3  

      6.27m  6.13m  FOUL  6.15m  6.30m  6.08m                                   

  5 Neidra Covington          SO Texas Christian          6.22m   20-05.00      

      6.22m  6.14m  6.09m  6.11m  6.17m  5.94m                                  

  6 Arantxa King              FR Stanford                 6.19m   20-03.75      

      6.19m  FOUL  FOUL                                                          

  7 Bianca Stuart             JR Southern Illinois        6.12m   20-01.00      

      FOUL  FOUL  6.12m                                                         

  8 Kathy Coleman             SR LSU                      6.05m   19-10.25      

      5.93m  6.05m  FOUL                                                        

  9 Vonteena Knotts           SR Appalachian State        5.74m   18-10.00      

      FOUL  5.68m  5.74m                                                         

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    American:   7.13m  3/5/1994    Jackie Joyner-Kersee                         

  Collegiate:   6.91m  2/23/2002   Elva Goulbourne, Auburn                       

   NCAA Meet:   6.81m  3/14/2003   Elva Goulbourne, Auburn                      

       Tyson:   6.91m  2/23/2002   Elva Goulbourne, Auburn                      

    Name                    Year School                  Finals            Points

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Finals                                                                          

  1 Brittney Reese            JR Mississippi              6.76m   22-02.25  10  

      6.56m  6.76m  6.69m  6.70m  6.56m  6.75m                                  

  2 Blessing Okagbare         SO Texas-El Paso            6.68m   21-11.00   8  

      5.96m  4.06m  6.68m  6.44m  5.93m  6.18m                                  

  3 Natasha Harvey            JR Jacksonville             6.60m   21-08.00   6  

      6.60m  6.36m  5.96m  6.32m  FOUL  6.11m                                   

  4 Erica McLain              SR Stanford                 6.50m   21-04.00   5  

      FOUL  6.37m  6.15m  6.43m  6.50m  6.45m                                   

  5 Jacquelyn Johnson         SR Arizona State            6.31m   20-08.50   4  

      6.31m  FOUL  6.21m  6.16m  FOUL  PASS                                     

  6 Stephanie Garnett         JR Arizona State            6.30m   20-08.00   3  

      6.27m  6.13m  FOUL  6.15m  6.30m  6.08m                                   

  7 Andrea Linton             JR LSU                      6.24m   20-05.75   2  

      5.96m  6.09m  6.24m  6.04m  5.85m  FOUL                                    

  8 Jeomi Maduka              JR Cornell                  6.23m   20-05.25   1  

      6.01m  6.18m  6.23m  5.99m  6.14m  5.92m                                  

  9 Neidra Covington          SO Texas Christian          6.22m   20-05.00      

      6.22m  6.14m  6.09m  6.11m  6.17m  5.94m                                  

 10 Arantxa King              FR Stanford                 6.19m   20-03.75      

      6.19m  FOUL  FOUL                                                          

 11 Eleni Kafourou            JR Boise State              6.16m   20-02.50      

      5.49m  6.16m  6.10m                                                       

 12 Ashika Charan             SO Texas A&M                6.13m   20-01.50       

      5.76m  6.13m  6.12m                                                       

 13 Bianca Stuart             JR Southern Illinois        6.12m   20-01.00      

      FOUL  FOUL  6.12m                                                         

 14 Kathy Coleman             SR LSU                      6.05m   19-10.25      

      5.93m  6.05m  FOUL                                                        

 15 Shara Proctor             SO Florida                  6.05m   19-10.25      

      6.05m  FOUL  4.64m                                                        

 16 Shaquania Lundy           JR Jacksonville             6.01m   19-08.75      

      5.36m  FOUL  6.01m                                                        

 17 Peter-Gaye Beckford       JR Arkansas                 5.99m   19-08.00      

      FOUL  FOUL  5.99m                                                         

 18 Vonteena Knotts           SR Appalachian State        5.74m   18-10.00      

 

Event 13  Men Long Jump

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    American:   8.79m  1/27/1984   Carl Lewis                                   

  Collegiate:   8.59m  3/2/2002    Miguel Pate, Alabama                         

   NCAA Meet:   8.48m  3/13/1981   Carl Lewis, Houston                          

       Tyson:   8.41m  2/13/2004   Savante Stringfellow, Nike                   

    Name                    Year School                  Finals            Points

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Flight  1                                                                       

  1 Norris Frederick          SR Washington               7.99m   26-02.75   8  

      7.42m  7.99m  FOUL  FOUL  FOUL  7.71m                                     

  2 Justin Gunn               JR Mississippi              7.92m   26-00.00   4  

      7.36m  FOUL  7.92m  7.75m  7.70m  FOUL                                    

  3 Dexter Adams              SR NC State                 7.89m   25-10.75   3  

      7.80m  7.76m  FOUL  FOUL  7.89m  7.83m                                    

  4 Alain Bailey              SO Arkansas                 7.88m   25-10.25   2  

      7.60m  7.67m  7.88m  FOUL  7.68m  6.98m                                    

  5 James Lemons              SR Georgia Tech             7.59m   24-11.00      

      7.35m  7.27m  7.59m                                                       

  6 Raphael McFarlane         SR Sac State                7.56m   24-09.75      

      7.56m  7.54m  7.37m                                                       

  7 Savvas Diakonikolas       SR Boise State              7.54m   24-09.00      

      7.48m  FOUL  7.54m                                                        

  8 Will Coppage              SO LSU                      7.26m   23-10.00      

      7.26m  FOUL  FOUL                                                         

 -- Anthony Flemons           SO Texas Tech                FOUL                 

      FOUL  FOUL  FOUL                                                          

Flight  2                                                                       

  1 Reindell Cole             FR Northridge               8.12m   26-07.75  10  

      8.12m  FOUL  7.71m  7.65m  7.67m  7.81m                                   

  2 Ngonidzashe Makusha       FR Florida State            7.97m   26-01.75   6  

      7.94m  7.82m  PASS  FOUL  7.97m  7.79m                                    

  3 Julian Reid               FR Texas A&M                7.92m   26-00.00   5  

      FOUL  FOUL  7.92m  7.81m  7.83m  7.71m                                    

  4 Matt Turner               SR Arizona State            7.83m   25-08.25   1  

      FOUL  7.82m  7.83m  FOUL  7.58m  FOUL                                     

  5 Luis Rivera-Morales       JR Arizona                  7.80m   25-07.25      

      7.71m  7.80m  FOUL  FOUL  FOUL  7.79m                                     

  6 Rudon Bastian             JR Louisville               7.61m   24-11.75      

      7.61m  7.47m  7.37m                                                       

  7 Derrick Locke             FR Kentucky                 7.59m   24-11.00      

      6.92m  7.59m  7.15m                                                        

  8 Cadeau Kelley             SR Akron                    7.55m   24-09.25      

      7.55m  FOUL  FOUL                                                         

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    American:   8.79m  1/27/1984   Carl Lewis                                   

  Collegiate:   8.59m  3/2/2002    Miguel Pate, Alabama                         

   NCAA Meet:   8.48m  3/13/1981   Carl Lewis, Houston                           

       Tyson:   8.41m  2/13/2004   Savante Stringfellow, Nike                   

    Name                    Year School                  Finals            Points

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Finals                                                                           

  1 Reindell Cole             FR Northridge               8.12m   26-07.75  10  

      8.12m  FOUL  7.71m  7.65m  7.67m  7.81m                                   

  2 Norris Frederick          SR Washington               7.99m   26-02.75   8  

      7.42m  7.99m  FOUL  FOUL  FOUL  7.71m                                     

  3 Ngonidzashe Makusha       FR Florida State            7.97m   26-01.75   6  

      7.94m  7.82m  PASS  FOUL  7.97m  7.79m                                    

  4 Julian Reid               FR Texas A&M                7.92m   26-00.00   5  

      FOUL  FOUL  7.92m  7.81m  7.83m  7.71m                                    

  5 Justin Gunn               JR Mississippi              7.92m   26-00.00   4  

      7.36m  FOUL  7.92m  7.75m  7.70m  FOUL                                    

  6 Dexter Adams              SR NC State                 7.89m   25-10.75   3  

      7.80m  7.76m  FOUL  FOUL  7.89m  7.83m                                     

  7 Alain Bailey              SO Arkansas                 7.88m   25-10.25   2  

      7.60m  7.67m  7.88m  FOUL  7.68m  6.98m                                   

  8 Matt Turner               SR Arizona State            7.83m   25-08.25   1  

      FOUL  7.82m  7.83m  FOUL  7.58m  FOUL                                     

  9 Luis Rivera-Morales       JR Arizona                  7.80m   25-07.25      

      7.71m  7.80m  FOUL  FOUL  FOUL  7.79m                                      

 10 Rudon Bastian             JR Louisville               7.61m   24-11.75      

      7.61m  7.47m  7.37m                                                       

 11 James Lemons              SR Georgia Tech             7.59m   24-11.00       

      7.35m  7.27m  7.59m                                                       

 12 Derrick Locke             FR Kentucky                 7.59m   24-11.00      

      6.92m  7.59m  7.15m                                                       

 13 Raphael McFarlane         SR Sac State                7.56m   24-09.75      

      7.56m  7.54m  7.37m                                                       

 14 Cadeau Kelley             SR Akron                    7.55m   24-09.25      

      7.55m  FOUL  FOUL                                                         

 15 Savvas Diakonikolas       SR Boise State              7.54m   24-09.00      

      7.48m  FOUL  7.54m                                                        

 16 Will Coppage              SO LSU                      7.26m   23-10.00      

      7.26m  FOUL  FOUL                                                         

 -- Anthony Flemons           SO Texas Tech                FOUL                 

      FOUL  FOUL  FOUL                                                           

 

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